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Fire Assay Tech

  2022-06-09     American Assay Laboratories     1500 Glendale Ave     23-24 hour  

American Assay Laboratories (AAL) is an independent, full-service, geochemical analytical testing laboratory. Being located in Sparks Nevada where 80% of the US gold production occurs has allowed us to become one of the most experienced gold, silver and precious metals assay labs in the world and one of the largest labs in the western US. We are a full-service lab capable of providing all the standard lab services, as well as many added capabilities. Our Sparks, Nevada, operation can provide in-house analytical services using Fire Assay, ICP-AES, ICP-MS, X-Ray Fluorescence, X-Ray Diffraction, CHS, IC, and our Scanning Electron Microscope.

We are currently hiring for Fire Assay Technician - day and swing shift. We offer employer paid medical, vision and Life Insurance including AD&D package for employee only and employee paid dental and Voluntary Life with AD&D package , 9 paid holidays, paid sick time, paid vacation time and 401K with matching. We are seeking enthusiastic, new team members to join our company with the following qualifications:

  • Fluxing, fusion, and cupellation
  • Load, pour and pound a fusion accurately
  • Loading and unloading furnaces
  • Moving crucible storage racks
  • Hammer use for deslagging lead buttons
  • Able to process client samples per Standard Operating Procedures
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all company health and safety policies and procedures

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment
  • Set up a crucible set for mixing, including discarding all crucibles that should be discarded
  • Ensure fast and accurate processing of incoming samples in priority sequence
  • Manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Be cleanly-shaven in order to wear protective equipment
  • May included overtime, weekends and holiday depending on business need

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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